Tag Archives: CSME

Regional Transportation a Bane

For as long as BU has been around there has been concern expressed about the shamble state of travel in the region. The HoGs are quick to remind us CARICOM/CSME is contingent on free movement of people. To be fair, some progress has been made by amending entry requirements to allow citizens from member states to visit for leisure and

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CARICOM STOCK MARKET REVIEW 2012

NEW LISTINGS AND DELISTINGS There were a number of listings and De-Listings across the regional exchanges in 2012. On the Bahamas International Securities Exchange, Arawak Port Development was listed on April 23 2012. In Guyana, Rupununi Development Company Limited was listed on March 19 2012. In Jamaica, First Caribbean International Bank Jamaica, First Jamaica Investments Limited, Montego Freeport and Pegasus

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 3 December to 7 December 2012

Keep It Simple. Keeping it simple in investing is not stupid. Seventeenth-century philosopher Blaise Pascal once said, “All man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.” This aptly describes the investing process. Those who trade too often, focus on irrelevant data points, or try to predict the unpredictable are likely to encounter some unpleasant

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 5 November to 9 November 2012

Prepare for the Situation to Proceed Faster than You Think. Most deteriorating businesses will do so faster than you anticipate. Be very wary of value traps, or companies that look cheap but are generating little or no economic value. On the other hand, strong businesses with solid competitive advantages will often exceed your expectations. Have a very wide margin of

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CARIBBEAN STOCK REPORT 22 October to 26 October 2012

Solid gains on manufacturing stocks drove the major Caribbean indices higher during the week ended October 26. For the week, 3,963,727 shares valued at $4,418,471 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 43 stocks advancing, 36 declining and 44 remaining unchanged. Caribbean Producers was the volume leader with 719,093 shares being traded, Ciboney posted the largest

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 24 September to 28 September 2012

The weakness in Caribbean stock in 2012 continued as the major indices ended the week of September 28 lower.  The major indices were dragged down by losses on manufacturing and financial companies, however, there was some respite for investors on the Junior markets as that index ended the week in positive territory.  For the week,  22,767,153 shares  valued at $6,298,829

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 17 September to 21 September 2012

The recent rally on Caribbean stock markets was brought to an abrupt end as Caribbean stocks ended the week of September 21 lower. The major indices were dragged down by losses on financial companies. For the week, 20,196,651 shares valued at $7,156,122 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 40 stocks advancing, 42 declining and 42

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 3 September to 7 September 2012

Solid gains on Conglomerate, Manufacturing and Banking stocks saw the CSX 30 extend its rally from last week and end the week higher, while the Junior Market returned to negative territory. For the week, 8,325,163 shares valued at $3,230,566 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 41 stocks advancing, 39 declining and 44 remaining unchanged. Jamaica

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 27 August to 31 August 2012

A broad based rally across most sectors, saw the major Caribbean Indices end the week of August 31 higher. For the week, 13,600,340 shares valued at $3,390,466 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 53 stocks advancing, 29 declining and 42 remaining unchanged. Jamaica Money Market Brokers was the volume leader with 3,358,996 shares being traded,

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 20 August to 24 August 2012

Losses on Retail and Distribution stocks resulted in the CSX 30 ending the week of August 24 lower, and the misery on the Junior Market increased further. For the week 14,152,805 valued at $2,828,445 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 22 stocks advancing, 60 declining and 42 remaining unchanged. Sagicor Life was the volume leader

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 16 July to 20 July, 2012

Caribbean stocks had a mixed week, with a slight recovery in Conglomerate and Manufacturing Stocks and on the Junior Market, but there were continued losses on Insurance & Investments, Retail & Distribution and Tourism & Real Estate stocks. For the week 9,722,924 shares valued at $2,002,556 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 26 stocks advancing,

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CARIBBEAN STOCK REPORT REPORT 25 June to 29 June 2012

The misery returned for Caribbean investors as the major indices closing the week lower, after a slight rally last week. For the week 13,785,256 shares valued at $3,594,016 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 22 stocks advancing, 62 declining and 40 remaining unchanged. Cable & Wireless Jamaica was the volume leader with 3,943,101 shares being

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